Upcoming BNAPS Events

30 Aug 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
Details updated: 15 Apr 2019

BNAPEX, the annual BNAPS convention, is being held in Ottawa this year during the Labour Day weekend. It is being organized with the help of the BNAPS St. Lawrence Seaway Regional Group, the Ottawa Philatelic Society, and the RA Stamp Club.

Friday, 30 August, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, 31 August, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, 1 September, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
101 Lyon Street North

The hotel is located in downtown Ottawa about 30 minutes from the Ottawa International Airport and 15 minutes from the VIA Rail Ottawa Train Station

160 exhibition frames displaying British North America material and a 25-dealer bourse are anticipated.

BNAPEX 2019 will commemorate three special themes:

► The 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Wilfrid Laurier
► The 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
► The 125th anniversary of the declaration of Labour Day as a national legal holiday by the Parliament of Canada

BNAPEX 2019 Ottawa web pages

Upcoming BNAPS Regional Group Events

27 Apr 2019

Golden West (group details)

The Golden West Regional Group will hold a meeting at WESTPEX at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel.

Time - 1300-1400 on Saturday 27 April
Where: Irvine Room (lower level)
Topic: No Speaker, so bring some items for a Shown'tell/ask
Contact Joe Schlitt for further information

4 May 2019

St. Lawrence Seaway (group details)

The St. Lawrence Seaway Regional Group will meet at ORAPEX, the Ottawa national-level stamp show. The meeting features a presentation by Charles Livermore, "Toronto Postal History Research".

Saturday, 4 May, 14:00-15:30

All ORAPEX show goers are invited. You don't have to be a member of the Regional Group or BNAPS to attend.

ORAPEX information

8 May 2019

Calgary (group details)

Presentation by: Eldon Godfrey
Topic: George V - details to come

Show and Tell: Please bring along any item that you acquired recently or have a tender spot for. And/or something that you have a question about and would like help from other members.

Location: Chateau Renoir Retirement Residence, 9229 16th Street SW, Calgary - Doors Open 630PM, Meeting 7PM

25 May 2019
Details updated: 30 Mar 2019

Calgary (group details)

The Calgary and Edmonton Regional Groups will have a joint meeting In Red Deer Alberta Saturday 25 May from 10AM to 3PM. The meeting is held in conjunction with the Calgary Philatelic Society and Edmonton Stamp Club having a concurrent meeting in Red Deer along wiht the Lethbridge Philatelic Society. There will be 4 presentations put on by the Regional groups. There will also be Club books from Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge for attendees to browse through.
More details to follow. All BNAPS members welcome.

30 Aug 2019

Lower Canada / Bas Canada (group details)

The Lower Canada / Bas Canada Regional Group will meet during BNAPEX 2019 in Ottawa.

Details to follow.

BNAPEX 2019 Ottawa

25 Sep 2019 - 26 Sep 2019
Details updated: 28 Feb 2019

Pacific Northwest (group details)

Next PNWRG meeting scheduled for 25-26 September, 2019 in conjunction with VANPEX National Show in Burnaby, BC. Schedule to come.

Upcoming BNAPS Study Group Events

4 May 2019
Details updated: 15 Apr 2019

Christmas (group details)

The BNAPS Christmas Study Group will meet during ORAPEX in Ottawa. The meeting takes place on Saturday, 4 May from 11:30 to 13:00.

ORAPEX schedule of events

4 May 2019
Details updated: 15 Apr 2019

Elizabethan II (group details)

The BNAPS Elizabethan II Study Group will meet at ORAPEX 2019 on Saturday, 4 May, from 13:30 to 14:30.

Dave Bartlet will give a presentation on The Evolution of Kiosk Stamps. All ORAPEX attendees are invited.

ORAPEX information

5 May 2019
Details updated: 16 Jan 2019

Squared Circle Cancels (group details)

The Squared Circle Cancels Study Group will hold a meeting at ORAPEX 2019 on Sunday, 5 May, at 1:00 PM.

The meeting will be hosted by Bruce Kalbfleisch.

ORAPEX information

Upcoming Stamp Shows and Exhibitions

4 May 2019 - 5 May 2019
Details updated: 16 Jan 2019

ORAPEX is managed by volunteers drawn from the RA Stamp Club, the Amicale des philatélistes de l'Outaouais, the Ottawa Philatelic Society, and related philatelic societies and organizations. The show is part of the American Philatelic Society's "World Series of Philately."

Saturday, 4 May, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, 5 May, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Ottawa RA Centre
2451 Riverside Drive
Ottawa ON
Admission and parking are free.

On display will be approximately 125 competitive frames along with non-competitive exhibits and local club-sponsored frames. Among the exhibits will be several related to the show's theme this year, "Elizabethan Era Philately".

Each year ORAPEX honours a philatelist who has made a significant contribution to the hobby. The show honouree for 2019 is Robert Lemire, past president of BNAPS and well known to the philatelic community.

Other show highlights include a 40-dealer bourse, a series of society and study group meetings and seminars, an awards reception, and a special “Youth Booth” for young collectors.

ORAPEX information

21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
Details updated: 16 Jan 2019

The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Royal *2019* Royale convention is being hosted this year by the Bramalea Stamp Club, the West Toronto Stamp Club, and Canadian Stamp News.

Friday, 21 June, 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Saturday, 22 June, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, 23 June, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Entrance fee: $3.00 on Friday and Saturday, free on Sunday.

Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale
6750 Mississauga Road
Mississsauga, ON
The Hilton Mississauga is 20 minutes from Pearson International Airport, and is close to major highways connecting with downtown Toronto, Niagara Falls, Canada’s Wonderland, the Toronto Zoo and more.

200 exhibition frames and a 20-dealer bourse are anticipated. On Friday evening, there will be live philatelic auction conducted by R. Maresch & Son.

This year's Royal has two special themes:
► The 60th Anniversary of the Canadian Philatelic Association receiving its ROYAL designation from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
► "It's Your Royal" pays tribute to all members and the important role each one plays in enhancing our hobby for collectors of all ages and levels

Royal *2019* Royale website

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